Key PointsQuestionIs prenatal exposure to cannabis associated with child outcomes? FindingsThis cross-sectional analysis of 11 489 children (655 exposed to cannabis prenatally) found that prenatal cannabis exposure after maternal knowledge of pregnancy was associated with greater psychopathology during middle childhood, even after accounting for potentially confounding variables. MeaningPrenatal cannabis exposure may increase risk for psychopathology; consistent with recent recommendations by the Surgeon General of the United States, these data suggest that cannabis use during pregnancy should be discouraged by clinicians and dispensaries.
JAMA Psychiatry – American Medical Association
Published: Jan 23, 2021
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